Aligning speech corpora with text transcriptions is an important requirement of many speech processing, data mining applications and linguistic researches. Despite recent progress in the field of speech recognition, many linguists still manually align spontaneous and noisy speech recordings to guarantee a good alignment quality. This work proposes an open-source java software with an easy-touse GUI that integrates dedicated semi-automatic speech alignment algorithms that can be dynamically controlled and guided by the user. The objective of this software is to facilitate and speed up the process of creating and aligning speech corpora.
Bibliographic reference. Cerisara, C. / Mella, O. / Fohr, D. (2009): "JTrans: an open-source software for semi-automatic text-to-speech alignment", In INTERSPEECH-2009, 1823-1826.